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Rite Gear Rod Bag – Matchman Rod Holdall

Posted by Editor On April - 11 - 2011

Rite GearHere at Fishing-Tackle.co.uk we love to support smaller fishing tackle manufacturers. Not because they need our support, but because generally a small tackle manufacturer is less about marketing and more about well thought out products. This is certainly the case with Dene Conway's Rite Gear brand and their first product, the Rite Gear Matchman Rod Holdall.

It shows that 4 years of prototypes and testing went into what Read the rest of this entry »

Best Fishing Websites in the UK 2010

Posted by Editor On April - 1 - 2011

Hitwise Top Fishing Websites 2010Thanks to the good people at Hitwise we're able to accurately rank the top 10 best fishing websites in the UK for the last year, ranked by visitor numbers (popularity).

With our sport being so diverse it's interesting to look how the top 10 splits out. We've added our own categorisation Read the rest of this entry »

Fish n Tips Magazine – couldn’t keep it up

Posted by Editor On March - 31 - 2011

Fish n Tips MagazineThis was meant to be a happy post about how thrilled we were about the launch of Fish n Tips - a brand new fishing magazine with a fresh, fun approach. Unfortunately I've just read the sad news on fntmag.co.uk that the magazine has not managed to secure enough advertising revenue to put the second issue to print.

I thumbed Read the rest of this entry »

Okuma Andros – UK Release Date

Posted by Editor On March - 7 - 2011

Okuma AndrosThanks to those of you who have contributed and asked us when the Okuma Andros 511 will be available in the UK.

Svendsen Sport, the UK distributor have just confirmed that the first Andros reels will come into the UK in May.

As yet it's not clear which retailers will be stocking the Andros. If you are a retailer that will be stocking the Okuma Andros this year, get in touch and we'll give you a plug!

Bringing kids into Fishing – the French way

Posted by Editor On February - 23 - 2011

Concept Street Fishing & GunkiIf you've been following our Twitter account (@fishingtackleuk) you'll know we were lucky enough to attend this year's Salon Europeen des Peches en Mer fishing show in Nantes, France. It was a real eye-opener for all sorts of reasons but the one that really stirred my emotions was how the French tackle industry appears to be evolving and transforming the way that they fish - opening up their sport to new audiences (like urban dwellers) and bringing Read the rest of this entry »

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